The summer season is in full swing, as is the series of free weekly outdoor concerts in the Catonsville area.

July 12: Westview Park Summer Concert Series continues with the James Meyer Jazz Band.

The show in Westview Neighborhood Park, at the corner of Chesworth and Gilston Park roads, starts at 7 p.m.

Music fans should bring chairs, blankets and picnics to the Thursday evening event, which is sponsored by the Edmondson-Westview Recreation and Parks Council, and the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks.


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July 13: Frederick Road Fridays series will feature The Klassix, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Stage at Egges Lane, next door to the Catonsville Fire Department, 756 Frederick Road.

The Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce series is now in its fifth season.

For information about the concerts, go to http://www.catonsville.org

July 14: Lurman Woodland Theatre weekend series features Uncle Jack Band performing traditional Irish music and Irish rock and roll.

According to the band's web site, the Annapolis-based band of experienced club and touring players along with classically trained musicians plays a mix of funk, blues and rock "that puts a unique twist on the dance band genre."

July 15: Lurman Woodland Theatre weekend series features Baltimore Symphonic Band performing the music of such well-known American composers as John Williams, George Gershwin and John Philip Sousa. The Community College of Baltimore County-Essex campus is the home of the all-volunteer band, which was formed in 1981.

Saturday and Sunday shows are each 6-8 p.m. in the natural setting off Hilltop Road on the Catonsville High School campus.

Fans should bring chairs or blankets. Bench seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Food and drinks available for purchase or fans can bring their own.

No alcohol, grills or pets.

Donations accepted to support the annual summer series.

For information about the concerts, go to http://www.lurman.com.